Final Project-Advanced Drafting Syllabus for 2021-2022
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DFTG-2338-001 Final Project-Advanced Drafting


Prerequisite: Completed 24 credit hours in DFTG coursework

Course Description

A drafting course in which students participate in a comprehensive project from conception to conclusion.

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(3 sem hrs; 2 lec, 2 lab)

Class Type

On Campus Course

Syllabus Information




 Varies, depending on the project.

Student Performance

The drafting student will complete a comprehensive project from inception to conclusion.  Each student is expected to demonstrate extensive knowledge of drafting skills, cad software, and working drawings.  Each student will do a formal presentation to instructors, classmates and industry professionals, making use of drawings, renderings, and presentation tools appropriate to the project.  Each student will submit a project outline, weekly journal entries documenting progress and time spent, and a final project report.  

The project should require a minimum of 100 hours to complete. The project outline is due by the end of the FIRST week of class (Saturday, Jan 22nd). The first weekly journal entry is due by the end of week two (Saturday), and then every Saturday after that until the presentation.  Presentations are tentatively scheduled for May 6.

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It is the responsibility of the student to initiate drop or withdrawal procedures.  Students who stop attending class but do not officially drop or withdraw from this course will receive a letter grade at the end of the semester.

Any student who, because of a disabling condition, may require some special arrangements in order to meet course requirements should contact the Student Service Center room 119, phone 371-5436 as soon as possible.

Grading Criteria

A - 89.5 and above

B - 79.5 to 89.4

C - 69.5 to 79.4

D - 59.5 to 69.4

F - 59.4 and below


The final grade will be computed as follows: 

  • Journals - 20%
  • Meetings - 10%
  • Outline of the project and Final Report - 10%
  • Presentation - 25%
  • Final Project – 35% 


Late assignments will not be accepted. 


Each student is responsible for his or her own schedule.  Weekly journals will be submitted to document activities, time spent, and progress. 


  • EMAIL - Check your email and log into Blackboard daily.  The email address used by your instructor is the email address issued to each AC student. I send emails in order to address the entire class. These emails will also be under Announcements in Blackboard. Please add your AC email to your phone. If you need help, ask in the Underground. 
  • INSTANT MESSAGE - REMIND- I utilize REMIND for instant messaging with students. It is easier than email. It is a free app from the app store. Download it to your phone. Can also be used on a desktop/laptop. The link to join the class will be shared on the first day of class. 

If you need to meet with the Instructor outside of our regularly scheduled meetings, you must make an appointment in advance. 


DFTG 2338 Final Project
Week   Day Assignment
Week 1  Wednesday, January 19, 2022 First Class Meeting 9am Engineering 105
Saturday, January 22, 2022 Project Outline Due
Week 2 Saturday, January 29, 2022 Journal Entry Due
Week 3 Saturday, February 5, 2022 Journal Entry Due
Week 4 Saturday, February 12, 2022 Journal Entry Due
Week 5 Wednesday, February 16, 2022 Class Meeting 9am Engineering 105
Saturday, February 19, 2022 Journal Entry Due
Week 6 Saturday, February 26, 2022 Journal Entry Due
Week 7 Saturday, March 5, 2022 Journal Entry Due
Week 8 Wednesday, March 9, 2022 Class Meeting 9am Engineering 105
Saturday, March 12, 2022 50% Project Submission - PDF
Saturday, March 12, 2022 Journal Entry Due
S P R I N G     B R E A K
Week 9 Saturday, March 26, 2022 Journal Entry Due
Week 10 Saturday, April 2, 2022 Journal Entry Due
Week 11 April 4-8 Individual Meetings - Required
Saturday, April 9, 2022 Journal Entry Due
Week 12 Saturday, April 16, 2022 Journal Entry Due
Week 13 April 19-23 Individual appointments as needed - optional
Saturday, April 23, 2022 Journal Entry Due - LAST ONE
Week 14 April 26-May 5 Individual appointments as needed - optional
Saturday, April 30, 2022 Journal Entry Due
Week 15 Friday, May 6th PRESENTATIONS
Submit all PDFs and project files
Week 16 Wednesday, May 12, 2022 Final Report Due
This is your final project class - NO LATE WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED!
* All journal entries will be due by end of day on Saturdays
**Meetings are required and part of your grade. Dates may change at the discretion of the instructor. 
*** Presentations consist of the student creating a video presentation explaining your project. More information to come. 

The instructor reserves the right to make changes to the course calendar to meet course objectives.


Additional Information

The course will be visible in Blackboard on the first day of classes (January 18), more information and examples will be posted there. 

Syllabus Created on:

01/06/22 11:27 PM

Last Edited on:

04/03/22 3:11 PM